Impact of the April 14 Earthquake in Kumamoto Prefecture on Renesas Electronics Operation

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15 Apr 2016

April 15, 2016


First, we would like to express our sincere condolences to the victims of the earthquake that hit Kumamoto Prefecture and the surrounding areas in Kyushu on April 14 at 9:26 p.m.


[Status of Renesas Electronics Group’s factories in Kumamoto Prefecture]

  • Renesas Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Kawashiri Factory (Kumamoto city, Kumamoto): We have terminated the operation immediately after the earthquake and are currently assessing the status. The Group intends to add details of the impact from the earthquake as soon as any confirmed information is available. All employees evacuated safely and we confirmed no casualties.
  • Renesas Semiconductor Package & Test Solutions Co., Ltd., Nishiki Factory (Kuma district, Kumamoto): We confirmed no impact on the operations.


We are also assessing the impact of the earthquake on our overall supply chain including the suppliers and partner companies in the Kumamoto Prefecture.

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